In neither Rafael Méndez’s Las renovables baten otra marca y ya cubren el 35% de la electricidad for El País nor Stephen Burgen’s plagiarised Spain helps out neighbour France in green power surge over at the Guardian do we find the most basic of supply and demand questions: if the Spanish are paying 0.17€/kWh and the French only 0.12€/kWh, why on earth would the latter want to import power from the former?
Are Spanish companies – with government support, betting on winners, etc – exploiting the failure of liberalisation in order to raise prices (50% in five years or something) with which to subsidise overseas expansion? Please, someone, explain to me what’s going on before I convert the house to gas lighting. (For unlike Zapatero, you can rely on the Algerians not to screw us around, right?)
Lucie said the other day that my headlines oversell the content. I hope it’s not becoming a habit.
- €100+ subsidy per ticket at Teatre Nacional de Catalunya
How would *you* spend it?
- Born, not made
The Spanish, making progress with a backlog of untranslated English snowclones?
- Mr Ramos is making it up again
PL just sent me what he believes is a made-up story by La Vanguardia’s plagiarist moron in London, Rafael Ramos, the
- More Guardian crap about Spain
The Guardian content mill has been pointed at Spain this week, Julian Glover was pointed at immigration in Olot, and he
- If the earth belongs to the wind, then who does the wind belong to?
Property rights in the natural order of things, and the economic subtext to Zapatero’s cosmology.